1. I Just Found Out That My Child Has Lice

    “Mom! My head won’t stop itching. I have been scratching it all morning and it won't seem to stop!” Normally you wouldn’t think anything of this, but you just received a school newsletter stating that their has been a lice outbreak in your child’s school. You pull out your plastic gloves and begin looking through your child’s hair for signs of lice. Unfortunately these tiny pests are g…Read More

  2. Hair Salons are Notorious for Detecting Head Lice!

    It's officially summer, which means kids will be headed off to summer camp in the Bellevue area and engaged in other activities including sleepovers, swimming parties, summer sports, etc.  Even though your child may be young, kids want to be "in style" when it comes to their haircuts.  Remember the mullet from several decades ago, or those horrible bowl cuts?  No kid wants to be made fun of; ou…Read More

  3. Why Can’t Lice Be Killed With Normal Hair Washing and Drying?

    It may seem weird that lice can survive the normal washing, conditioning, blow drying, straightening, and curling routines. It seems as though the lice would be washed away, or burned to death. Unfortunately lice are resilient and can can with stand these routine hair treatments. Lice activity happens so close to the scalp that hot styling tools don't come into contact with the bugs and their pinc…Read More